Welcome dinner-Nepali Cuisine and Breakfast during city tour
Teahouses during trek and 3 – star hotels during city tour
Group size: 2 to 12
Fitness level: High
Arrival At: Kathmandu
Departure From: Kathmandu
Meals: Welcome dinner-Nepali Cuisine and Breakfast during city tour
Accommodation: Teahouses during trek and 3 – star hotels during city tour
Are you an adventure loving and challenging person? If yes, you need to experience the trek route that is known as one of the best trek routes in the world, Annapurna Circuit with Tilicho Lake. If no, check our other links for your place of interest. In addition to what many travel agencies provide, Nepal Big Mountain offers you a shorter trek route with highest adrenaline rush possible. You are welcome with open arms to go through the trip that will thrill you through a unique trekking experience and adequate amount of freedom.
The trek goes through the highest Thorang la passes (5416m) to make you able to rest your eyes at the
Annapurna I, Annapurna II, and Annapurna III. It also involves you in walking through the region of Annapurna Conservation Area. You have the golden opportunity to gain convenience along with the delight of sight of one of the top 10 highest mountains in the world. The trip rewards you with the view of the lake situated at the highest altitude in the world, Tilicho (4949m). Words are not sufficient to explain the beauty of the lake as a result of the glacier melting from the Annapurna.
Many trekkers grab this offer to gain the joy of the
paradise of the paddy fields, beautiful and colourful rhododendron forests, and mountain villages. Even religious purposes are fulfilled through the presence of serene monasteries, Buddhist and Hindu temples in the midst of the breathtaking landscape.
A memorable vacation is the output of the trek as it is a rewarding trek where you will be able to view panoramic sceneries of Himalayas, including the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.) , Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail also called Mt. Machhapuchhare (6998m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m),Tukuche peak (6920m), Tilicho peak (7134m).
Be ready to witness the spectacular
Tibetan culture and lifestyle. In addition to this, the lucky trekkers get a chance to see the snow leopard and blue sheep. After trekking in the cold climate for a long time, the trip ends with recreating yourself in the hot springs of Tatopani.
To conclude, Annapurna circuit trek is a learning-through-experience trek that will bind you to think what we experience by feeling and sight is incomparable to any other sources.
Do check out our packages for
Everest and Manaslu Regions trekking
Included in the Cost
Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance All entrance fees Sim Card Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis Teahouse accommodation during the trek Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) and National Park Entry Permits 1 Porter per 2 pax Boating charges 1 trekking map per 2 pax 1 duffel bag per 2 pax Trekking certificate Breakfast and bed in Kathmandu Drive to other sightseeing destinations
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Syange (1100 m/3608 ft.): 8 - 10 hours
Day 3: Trek from Syange to Dharapani (1,860 m/6,430 ft.): 7 - 8 hours
Day 4: Dharapani to Chame (2,610 m/8,891 ft.): 5 - 6 hours
Day 5: Chame to Pisang (3,200 m/10824 ft.): 5 - 6 hours
Day 6: Pisang to Manang (3,540 m/11,482ft.): 6 - 7 hours
Day 7: Manang: Acclimatization day
Day 8: Manang to Siri Kharka (4060 m/13,320 ft.): 4-5 hours
Day 9: Siri Kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4150 m/13,583 ft.): 5-6 hours
Day 10: Visit Tilicho Lake (4,949 m/16,138 ft.) then back to Siri Kharka: 5-6 hours
Day 10: Siri Kharka to Yak Kharka (4060 m/13,020 ft.): 4-5 hours
Day 11: Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi: (4525 m/14501 ft.): 3-4 hours
Day 12: Thorong Phedi to Thorong La pass (5416 m/17764 ft.) to Muktinath (3,800 m/12,467 ft.): 7 - 8 hours
Day 13: Drive from Muktinath to Tatopani (1,200 m/3937 ft.): 6 - 8 hours
Day 14: Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,850 m/9,350 ft.): 7 - 8 hours
Day 15: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara: 5-6 hours trek and 1-hour drive
Day 16: Pokhara sightseeing
Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 5-6 hours
Day 18: Departure Day
You stay at
teahouses throughout the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-sharing basis. After the trek, trekkers make use of Nepal tea houses – small hotels for an overnight stay and home cooked meals.
There will be less difficult as the need to cart food and tents are reduced. Quality depends on the number of customers as well as competition. Hence, popular routes like the
EBC Trek and treks in the Annapurna Region have a wide variety of quality tea houses. However, other areas have basic tea houses. The bakery is the attraction of teahouses where you can choose from various sweet dishes.
You will be able to experience the native and ancient lifestyle. With higher elevations, there are fewer chances of good flushing mechanisms, making the tour more interesting for the challengers.
It is highly recommended to use four seasons’ sleeping bag and earplugs for a better experience. You will have facilities of plug points and lighting which gives you unique experience of convenient trekking.
The meals also provide you with a slight pinch of cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner and breakfast. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu.
Secondly, you can enjoy the traditional
Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Lastly, breakfast consists of organic tea or fresh plump of organic fruits. You are given a choice of a range of cookies, omelettes, porridge or boiled eggs.
The trip excludes the dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. You can choose from a variety of dishes, rice, vegetables with the choice of meat. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense.
Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day for city tours. In addition to it, during the trekking period, for the prerequisites of breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the minimum amount of extra USD 40 per person per day is provided such that you have the convenience of easy access to meals throughout the trek.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
The traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible.
There are high chances of altitude sickness to many trekkers since the trek covers the altitude of 5416m. Along with it, there is a need for the trekkers to be familiar with the cold weather. It is essential for the trekkers to have the common vaccinations. If there are any children travelling, it must be on the guidance of their guardian.
The trip is not suitable for pregnant women and people with an adverse health condition. For children who are under 14-15, it is best to
hire porters to carry the heavier equipment, since the children will not be able to manage the heavy loads over rough terrain, and you do not want to have to carry all their stuff as well as your own. The same can be said of elderly people, over sixty may be able to make the long trek to ABC, but they need to be physically fit and have no serious conditions.
The trek can take you to remote areas. Following are the requirements:
Information about the pre-existing medical conditions
Information about heart problems
written prescription of a physician in generic names
Contact lenses and plenty of solution for the needed. Carry backup glasses and sunglasses.
Best Time to Travel
Deciding the best time for hiking is itself an adventurous elimination game. It is not completely unfavourable to visit during the other seasons. However, for the best experience, a clear season is recommended. If you are interested in adventure travel in the time period later than the mentioned date, you can also check
our package to Pokhara.
The months from December to February are cold seasons and May brings summer vibes. If you are interested in a trip in your choice of season, it is a remarkable choice for you. However, as a travel agency, Nepal Big Mountain seeks the best experience for a trekker. This trek is highly recommended in the month of
October-November or mid-March-mid April when the season is clear.
The choice of these months will give you a great chance to view the beauty of Himalayas at their best. There are blooming flowers like rhododendron, the national flower of the country found abundantly. The trail will be colourful and eye-catching giving you a different level of energy during these months.
Altogether, this is a trip of 17 days and 18 nights. However, if you’re interested in customized trips, contact us.
You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to . Any kinds of a health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller must be specified at an earlier stage before booking. email@example.com
You will be able to blend with various ethnic groups including the Mongoloid Himalayan people, Brahmins, Chhetris to experience being reborn as a unique person. You will get to check out the natural hot springs of Nepal which are supposed to have healing quality in practice.
Annapurna is one of the top 10 highest mountains in the world. The trekkers need to cope with the cold climate in the Annapurna circuit. For this,
the suggestion of carrying the following things is counselled:
Four seasons sleeping bag,
Adequate pre-existing medications,
Contact lenses and the required solution,
Extra glasses or sunglasses,
Warm clothes, etc.
Tips are also expected from the trekker if satisfactory performance is shown by the tour guide.